We weren’t getting along too well. We had changed. We were no longer what we knew, what we loved, what we had grown comfortable with. We were not growing together, we were growing apart. Frantically, we fought to repair the rift – after all we’d been together our whole lives.
As our attempts became desperate, our measures even more so. We would make plans, set deadlines, and expectations. But, they were unrealistic and often we were met with failure. As much as we both wanted it, there was no quick resolution.
So, I requested an out. I needed space.